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  •  Not part of Federal NCLB standards. (3+ / 0-)
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    corvo, kyril, Neon Vincent

    Math and English only. I read about one middle school that went to 3 periods of English and 2 of Math in an attempt to avoid "failing" status. I loved school, but that schedule would have made ME drop out.

    "Sweet are the uses of adversity. Find tongues in the trees, books in the brooks, and good in everything." As You Like It, Shakespeare

    by earicicle on Sat Aug 01, 2009 at 01:37:53 PM PDT

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    •  Ah, fair enough. (2+ / 0-)
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      kyril, earicicle

      The State of Michigan piggybacked their own pre-existing achievement tests onto the NCLB.  Then again, I quit teaching K12 in 2003.  Things may have changed.

      "The party of ideas has become the party of Beavis and Butthead." ~ Paul Krugman.

      by Neon Vincent on Sat Aug 01, 2009 at 01:41:01 PM PDT

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